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Old 11-29-2012, 01:28 PM
 
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I'm stunned - I went to check ticket prices for a Wednesday matinee in December and the prices were $345 - $1017 EACH. YIKES! At those prices I'll wait till we go to NY in May.....the savings will pay for my hotel!
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:01 PM
 
Location: Bay Area
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As far as I know the show sold out in an hour or so...and this was for the AMEX card/early sales dates. An hour of sheer frustration and wasted time for me in getting through via website or even calling. I ended up with nothing. I have no idea how anyone managed to get tix since I actually started trying to purchase the exact minute they went on sale.

I can only hope that it'll show for a longer engagement at some point. Sounds like seeing it NYC would be cheaper and less hassle!
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:02 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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I'm stunned - I went to check ticket prices for a Wednesday matinee in December and the prices were $345 - $1017 EACH. YIKES! At those prices I'll wait till we go to NY in May.....the savings will pay for my hotel!
Just read the book. It's better anyway.
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:38 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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just read the book. It's better anyway.
+1 lol

Also, for anyone who is interested and would like to take in some terrific(and all totally FREE) Christmas events , here is a link to the calendar of events for this season at the complex that surrounds the Oakland Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
http://www.templehillevents.com/Days...stmas_2012.php

You can also check out the incredible Christmas lights that now adorn the temple's gardens.

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Old 11-30-2012, 12:21 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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I'm surprised the guys who created South Park have a musical that demands such high ticket prices. I would see if it was cheaper as they do some pretty good stuff on their show.

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Old 11-30-2012, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, CA
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Saw this in L.A at the Pantages, not sure it's worth $1000 a ticket, but it's entertaining.
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Old 11-30-2012, 12:40 PM
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Location: Eureka CA
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It's called supply and demand. We stopped at the theater on 42nd Street in NYC about a month ago to check out the standby situation. We would have had to line up at 2pm and spend the time until showtime in line. Our present Strategy is the Pantages.
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Old 11-30-2012, 12:51 PM
 
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It's called supply and demand. We stopped at the theater on 42nd Street in NYC about a month ago to check out the standby situation. We would have had to line up at 2pm and spend the time until showtime in line. Our present Strategy is the Pantages.

Supply and demand works up to a point. If demand is sky high, but nobody could afford the $1,000 tickets, the theater would be forced to lower prices until the market could bear them.

The limited production run, popularity of the show, and general affluence of the area all work against you. People will pay $1,000 because it's less than a round-trip ticket, a meal at Per Se and a night in a decent hotel. Plus there's the 12 hours in travel time saved. For many show fans, that alone makes the four-figure ticket price worth it.
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Old 11-30-2012, 12:58 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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OTOH, it's free on YouTube. So is South Park.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:58 PM
 
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OTOH, it's free on YouTube. So is South Park.
The wonders of modern technology. lol
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